Seymour Telegraph

Rivals on target at Interleagu­e darts contest

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Back at it:

The Seymour District Darts Associatio­n triumphant­ly resumed its annual Interleagu­e Challenge match against the Shepparton Darts Associatio­n, following a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

With 56 players participat­ing at the Broadford Golf Club, the event witnessed fierce competitio­n and enthusiast­ic spectators.

The men were divided into three grades, while women were divided into two.

In the Men’s A team clash, Seymour and Shepparton showcased remarkable darts skills, drawing a large crowd.

Despite an initial setback, Seymour rebounded and won the day 9-4, led by players Mark Robinson, Zane Kilroy and Jason Masters.

Shepparton’s James Swan and Torin Helmore stood out with impressive performanc­es.

In the Men’s B-grade match, Shepparton dominated, securing a 9-4 victory over Seymour.

Steve Ritchie and Steve Kilroy displayed skill for Seymour, while Shepparton’s Brian Morris and Coby Jannenga excelled.

The Men’s C-grade competitio­n saw Shepparton overpoweri­ng Seymour, culminatin­g with an 8-5 win.

Leigh Turnbull’s high peg of 132 was a highlight, but Shepparton’s collective effort secured their triumph.

In the Women’s A-grade games, Shepparton’s Kody Lane and her team secured a 9-4 victory against Seymour, with an outstandin­g performanc­e from Lane.

Women’s B-grade featured a different dynamic, with Seymour performing well in team-based games, while Shepparton excelled in singles

Prize on offer: but it was Shepparton that eventually won 8-5.

Shepparton emerged as the overall winner with a 4-1 score, continuing their Interleagu­e Challenge Trophy streak.

The Sportsmans­hip Award went to Shepparton’s Natalie Lane and Robert McKenna and Seymour’s Wendy Bortolo and Dan Kilroy.

Thanks goes to the Broadford Golf Club and their staff for hosting the event and to Maxi, Cliffy and all the Shepparton Darts Associatio­n for piling in a bus and coming to Broadford.

Thanks from Seymour Darts Associatio­n also goes to all those who donated to Kody Lanes’ fundraiser to help cover the costs of going to represent Australia in Denmark and to Wayne, Christine, and Tammy for donating most of the prizes for the raffles.

 ?? ?? Clint Rowan, Shepparton Darts president, and Wayne Cartner, Seymour darts vice-president.
Clint Rowan, Shepparton Darts president, and Wayne Cartner, Seymour darts vice-president.
 ?? ?? Spirit of the game: Natalie Lane and Robert McKenna were awarded the Shepparton Sportsmans­hip awards.
Spirit of the game: Natalie Lane and Robert McKenna were awarded the Shepparton Sportsmans­hip awards.
 ?? ?? The 56 players came together for the interleagu­e darts competitio­n in Broadford.
The 56 players came together for the interleagu­e darts competitio­n in Broadford.

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